Sadly, we lost one of our great contributors to the Switzer Report, the AFR legend on personal investment — Barrie Dunstan — in January 2019. Out of respect, we will keep his contributions to the Switzer Report available on this page.
The float of the Nine Network has focused attention on the media sector, but perhaps the best opportunity here is not the content producer, but the message deliverer.
There has been a lot of attention lately focused on borrowing in SMSFs. Much of this is overblown noise, but trustees should be aware of what it could mean for fund oversight.
There are still plenty of people who want to access their super now, or think more of it should be invested in property. Here’s why diversification will always be important.
In the wake of the GFC, it seems we still need a bit of hand-holding when it comes to investing in shares. The important thing is, to have a plan and stick to it.
So will both sides stop fiddling with superannuation policy if they get in, as they have “kind of” promised? Who knows, regardless, it’s still a good time to review your fund’s administration ..
There are many SMSF funds that just hold the big banks and Telstra, and while that has provided good returns, there are still reasons to consider the golden rule of investing – diversification.